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Hosts June Grasso, Michael Best and Greg Stohr speak with prominent attorneys and legal scholars, analyzing major legal issues and cases in the news. The show examines all aspects of the legal profession, from intellectual property to criminal law, from bankruptcy to securities law, drawing on the deep research tools of BloombergLaw.com and BloombergBNA.com. Reporters from Bloomberg's Washington, D.C. bureau are prominently featured as they offer analysis of policy and legal issues.

Hosts June Grasso, Michael Best and Greg Stohr speak with prominent attorneys and legal scholars, analyzing major legal issues and cases in the news. The show examines all aspects of the legal profession, from intellectual property to criminal law, from bankruptcy to securities law, drawing on the deep research tools of BloombergLaw.com and BloombergBNA.com. Reporters from Bloomberg's Washington, D.C. bureau are prominently featured as they offer analysis of policy and legal issues.
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Hosts June Grasso, Michael Best and Greg Stohr speak with prominent attorneys and legal scholars, analyzing major legal issues and cases in the news. The show examines all aspects of the legal profession, from intellectual property to criminal law, from bankruptcy to securities law, drawing on the deep research tools of BloombergLaw.com and BloombergBNA.com. Reporters from Bloomberg's Washington, D.C. bureau are prominently featured as they offer analysis of policy and legal issues.

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Episodes

Plan to Deny Bail to Jailed Asylum Seekers is Blocked

7/5/2019
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Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg News Legal Reporter, discusses how a federal judge blocked the Trump administration’s plan to jail immigrants seeking asylum, and deny them bail if they crossed the U.S. border without permission. He speaks with host June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:46

U.S. Joins Multinational Insider Trading Crackdown

6/28/2019
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Wayne State University Law School Professor Peter Henning disccuses the U.S. investigation of an international network of traders suspected of infiltrating banks and companies to glean confidential information on megadeals. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:09:43

Politically Charged Decisions Mark Term’s End

6/27/2019
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Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, Greg Stohr, discusses the Supreme Court’s final rulings backing partisan voting maps and temporarily blocking the Trump administration’s plan to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:36

New Attorney’s Task May Be Getting Pardon for Flynn

6/25/2019
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Former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Cramer, Managing Director of the Berkeley Research Group, discusses why forrmer National Security Adviser Michael Flynn may have one goal in replacing his longtime criminal defense attorneys this month with the politically provocative Sidney Powell -- to win a pardon from his old boss, President Donald Trump. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:06:30

SCOTUS Throws Out Death Sentence in Jury Bias Case

6/21/2019
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Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr discusses the decades long legal saga involving the death sentence of a Mississippi man convicted at his sixth trial for the same murders after the prosecutor repeatedly excluded black people from the jury. The Supreme Court threw out the sentence citing bias in choosing the jury. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:09:28

High Court May Wipe Out Protections for LGBTQ Workers

6/20/2019
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Steve Sanders, a professor at Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law, discusses how the Supreme Court next term could wipe out lower-court rulings that shield LGBTQ people from getting fired for who they are. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:09:22

J&J Faces Second Jury in Talc-Cancer Lawsuit

6/19/2019
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Wayne State University Law School Professor Peter Henning discusses the Johnson & Johnson California talc-cancer case that will now go before a second jury because the first jury couldn’t agree whether a dying woman was eligible for punitive damages after finding that the company’s talc products caused her illness. The jury did find the companies products caused her cancer and awarded her 12 million dollars. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:09:10

Supreme Court Ducks Another Gay-Wedding Cake Dispute

6/17/2019
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Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter, Greg Stohr, discusses the court’s decisions today not to change double jeopardy doctrines, upholding a uranium-mining ban and sending a dispute over a gay-wedding cake back to the lower court. He talks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:45

When Trump’s Solicitor General Talks, Justices Listen

6/13/2019
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Bloomberg Law Editor, Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson, discusses why Trump’s Solicitor General, Noel Francisco, has an almost perfect record this term on the recommendations he makes to the justices about what cases the Supreme Court should take up next term. She speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:39

Trump Allows Cuban Exile Lawsuits Over Lost Property

6/12/2019
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Bloomberg News Miami bureau chief Jonathan Levin discusses lawsuits in U.S. courts by Cuban exiles to demand compensation for property lost to the communist government. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:09:07

Pressure from States’ Suit to Block T-Mobile, Sprint Merger

6/11/2019
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Jennifer Rie, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst, discusses the lawsuit by a group of states to block T-Mobile US Inc.’s proposed takeover of Sprint Corp. on antitrust grounds, putting pressure on the Justice Department as it nears a final decision on the merger of the two wireless carriers. She speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:09:02

RBG Hints Sharp Divisions Will Mark SCOTUS Term

6/10/2019
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Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr discusses the end of the U.S. Supreme Court’s term which include looming decisions that could affect the 2020 election and thrust the court even deeper into the nation’s political wars. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:09:35

Netflix Accused of Poaching Fox Employees

6/7/2019
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Bobby Schwartz, a partner at Quinn Emanuel, discusses the lawsuit by a pair of Fox studios alleging that Netflix illegally induced two executives to break their contracts and the implications for the industry. He talks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:50

Will Kids’ Climate Lawsuit Get to Trial?

6/6/2019
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Charles Warren, chair of the environmental practice at Kramer, Levin, Naftalis and Frankel, discusses oral arguments in a novel climate change lawsuit by 21 young Americans who allege that climate change violates their constitutional rights. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:07:23

RBG Joins Conservatives In Criminal Sentencing Case

6/5/2019
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Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor Douglas Berman discusses the government’s 5-4 win in a criminal sentencing case that could have the effect of keeping defendants locked up longer. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined the conservatives in the majority and Justice Neil Gorsuch joined the liberals in the minority. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:21

Trump Administration Slams Push to Reopen Census Case

6/4/2019
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Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter discusses the push to reopen the census citizenship question case after a new claim emerged that a Republican redistricting consultant influenced the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:39

Supreme Court Refuses to Curb Insider Trading Cases

6/4/2019
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Peter Henning, a professor at Wayne State University Law School, discusses the implications of the U.S Supreme Court leaving intact the insider-trading conviction of former SAC Capital Advisors LP portfolio manager Mathew Martoma, rejecting an appeal that could have undercut efforts to clean up Wall Street. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:06

Trump Lawyer Sought ‘Heads Up’ From Flynn Before Deal

6/3/2019
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Mark Zaid Partner Brad Moss discusses potential impeachment proceedings against President Trump and the release of a transcript of a message from President Trump’s lawyer John Dowd. Dowd asked asked for a “heads up” from former national Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s attorney as Flynn was poised to enter a cooperation agreement with prosecutors from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office. He speaks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:56

Tech Giants in Antitrust Crosshairs

6/3/2019
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Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Litigation Analyst Jennifer Rie discusses U.S. antitrust enforcement agencies divvying up the investigations of the tech giants and the outlines of investigations of Google and Amazon. She talks to Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:08:35

New Evidence in Census Case May Affect SCOTUS Ruling

5/31/2019
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Bloomberg News Supreme Court reporter Greg Stohr discusses new evidence about the source and motivation behind the Trump administration’s addition of a question on citizenship to the 2020 census that could affect a highly anticipated Supreme Court ruling in the case. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso.

Duration:00:09:40